Events in Arlington Co., Va.
The annual Marine Sunset Parade at Iwo Jima Memorial returns to Arlington this summer. Residents can enjoy weekly performances of "The Commandant's Own," the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps and precision drill by the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon Tuesdays in July at 7 p.m. The Sunset Parades on Aug. 2, 9 and 16 begin at 6:30 p.m.
Local residents enjoy a free session hosted by LavaBarre Studio at Gateway Park in Rosslyn on July 12. The outdoor classes are available Tuesday evening 6-7 p.m. through July 26. Each exercise concentrates on concepts of ballet, Pilates and yoga. All are welcome to participate; bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes.
Synetic Theater presents Shakespeare production set in the 1920s.
Synetic Theater is presenting "Twelfth Night" from July 13 to Aug. 7. After garnering 11 Helen Hayes Award nominations, Synetic’s 2014 hit is back by popular demand.
Antique cars led the way at the Lyon Village 4th of July Parade and Picnic on Monday at 11 a.m.
Danielle Talamantes will mix classical opera with jazz at Sehkraft Brewing.
An unlikely combination of classical opera, jazz and beer is coming to Clarendon on Thursday when Danielle Talamantes, an opera singer who has performed at the Met, takes the stage for a free performance at Sehkraft Brewing.
The 17th Annual Cappies Gala honoring high school theater was held Sunday, June 12 at The Kennedy Center.
Thanks to a portable planetarium, Marymount University has been taking space to elementary and middle school students.
“A Night at the Opera” featured Jennifer McGinnis (left), Arianna Rodriguez and others at Carderock Falls Manor in McLean on May 26.
Happy 50th Birthday
It was quite a day. Artifacts of American Indians were displayed beside children making butterflies of paper and clothespins.
Ten-year-old Charley Hicks carries the summer reading Olympic torch on the first leg of the Summer Reading Relay on Saturday, June 4.
Signature stages gender-bending musical comedy “La Cage Aux Folles.”
Signature Theatre in Arlington is staging "La Cage Aux Folles," a musical about family, identity and loving who you are, May 31 through July 10, 2016. The play is based on a book by Harvey Fierstein ("Newsies," "Kinky Boots") and lyrics and music by Jerry Herman ("Hello, Dolly!," "Mame").
The Marymount Farmers Market opened despite a steady rain on Saturday, May 21.
Local cyclists share tips for new riders.
On May 20, expect to see more Arlington commuters leaving the cars in the garage. Annual “Bike to Work” day encourages commuters to try out a car-free lifestyle, and some of the local experts are ready with tips for new riders.
Little noticed in the bustling arts scene in the Washington area is a chorus of Arlington Spanish-speaking children who sing and cavort on stage.